Oct 11 2017

Johns Island Farmers Market Starts Cooler Hours

By Frasier Block for The Island Connection Starting Saturday, Oct. 7, the Johns Island Farmers Market will operate from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. through the fall, winter, and spring so everyone can enjoy more of the beautiful, cooler days outside. The market runs all year long on the campus of Charleston Collegiate School, 2024 …

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Oct 10 2017

National Champions Compete At Alan Fleming Senior Open

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Photos by Mary Beth Joyce Seabrook Racquet Club professional Mike Kiser drew the honor of introducing the 34th Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay Court State Championships. The tournament for ages 35-80 (grouped in five year increments) was held Oct. 4 – 8. He addressed a meeting of …

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Oct 06 2017

Seabrook Island Natural History Group Explores Lowcountry Prehistory

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s evening program series will explore “Fossils In The Lowcountry” on Thursday, Oct. 12 with Matthew Gibson, the Charleston Museum’s Curator of Natural History. The program at Lake House begins at 7 p.m. with refreshments followed by Matthew Gibson’s presentation at 7:30. While …

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Oct 06 2017

Correction

In the last issue of the Island Connection the Kiawah Town Council report for Sept. 5 contained two inaccuracies. Kiawah Town Council did not approve a new development plan but rather a proposal to repair deficiencies to the Kiawah River Bridge and shoreline erosion along Kiawah Island Parkway. In addition, Council approved a proposal for …

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Oct 05 2017

“LowcountryLOVEforVI” To Deliver Aid To Storm Battered Virgin Islands

Staff Report for The Island Connection In response to the death and destruction Hurricane Irma inflicted on the U.S. Virgin Islands, a small, dedicated group of Lowcountry volunteers has banded together to form “LowcountryLOVEforVI,” a grassroots charity effort devoted to collecting and delivering much-needed supplies to residents of the islands victimized by the storm. When …

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Oct 04 2017

Dr. James Commette

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Throughout his career, Dr. James Commette always gave back to his local community and globally through gratuitous dentistry. Even after his retirement, he continues to make a difference by volunteering at Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach’s Wellness Center. Dr. Commette was born and raised in Beverly, MA. …

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Oct 03 2017

2017 Angel Oak Award Nominations Open

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is soliciting nominations for its Angel Oak Award. The annual award was first presented in 2012 and recognizes a person who performs volunteer services which contribute significantly to the people and/or quality of life of Wadmalaw, Johns, Kiawah, and/ or Seabrook Island. The award …

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Oct 03 2017

Salsa To The Sounds Of Latin America

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Experience sensational sounds and vibrant performances at the Latin American Festival, Sunday, Oct. 15 at Wannamaker County Park. This 26th annual event celebrates Latin American music, dance, art, food and children’s activities and is highlighted by amazing performances inspired by culture from around the globe. All ages are …

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Oct 03 2017

Sloane Stephens, U.S. Open Champion, To Play 2018 Volvo Car Open

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Newly crowned U.S. Open champion and 2016 Volvo Car Open champion Sloane Stephens has committed to play the 2018 Volvo Car Open, March 31 – April 8 on Daniel Island. Joining Stephens in the current field is Madison Keys, the 2017 U.S. Open finalist, and Petra Kvitová, a …

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Oct 02 2017

Seabrook Island Race Raises Money For Charity

By Lori Leary for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club Saturday morning, Sept. 16 at 8 a.m., 149 participants left the starting line at Bohicket Marina for a 5K/10K race through Seabrook Island. It was a beautiful day and the runners were all smiles as they were cheered on by Kiawah-Seabrook …

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